File:The Crane Wives Summer 15.jpg|thumb|A shot of the band from summer 2015. Pictured from left to right Ben, Emilee, Kate, and Dan. Photo by Leah Renee Photography
'''The Crane Wives''' is a four-piece Americana/folk band founded in Grand Rapids, Michigan
, United States in 2010. They refer to themselves as a "home grown indie-folk outfit from Grand Rapids, MI|Grand Rapids
that defies musical stereotypes." They utilize three-part vocal harmonies, eclectic instrumentation, and a passion for songcraft to create organic music that is both accessible and innovative.